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Science statement on human genomics: Science Editor-in-Chief Donald Kennedy
At a White House press event today, scientists from two different human genomics research teams jointly described the completion of the human genetic map. (2000-06-25)

World leaders, public health officials to meet at third annual conference on HIV/AIDS
World leaders, physicians, economists, government and public health officials, pharmaceutical manufacturers and AIDS activists from around the world will meet here October 11 - 13 to present, debate and discuss the economic, ethical and human rights issues underlying healthcare resource allocation. (1999-09-30)

Private sector membership in labor unions on the decline
Today's labor unions aren't what they were just a decade ago, according to a recently published analysis of big labor in America. Labor union membership in the private sector is about what it was in the 1920s while research suggests union strength is growing among government workers. (1999-06-07)

National Geodata Forum focuses on livable communities
Using geodata to (1999-06-03)

Sandia Conference To Explore Potential Of Industry Clusters In Five Southwestern States
Some 300 business leaders and public officials from New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, Texas and Utah will explore the potential of technology-driven industry clusters during the Conference on the Southwest as a Region of Innovation: Steps Toward the Next Generation Economy, scheduled for June 17-18 at the Albuquerque Convention Center. (1999-05-24)

When To Use Consensus Decision-Making
A study by Randall Peterson, an assistant professor at Cornell's Johnson Graduate School of Management, shows when consensus decision-making will work and when not to use it. (1999-04-29)

Tobacco Control Is Global Challenge, WHO Director Says
Tobacco control is a global challenge and a cultural struggle against tobacco companies that prey on adolescents to increase sales, WHO Director-General Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland said today in opening the International Policy Conference on Children and Tobacco. (1999-03-18)

Detecting Deadly Land Mines
Advanced computer technology developed by an ONR-sponsored researcher at Johns Hopkins University can find above-ground mines in an aerial picture in less than a minute. (1999-03-01)

Researcher Examines History Of The Gay Rights Movement
Massive rioting over police harassment at a New York gay bar transformed the gay rights movement into powerful protest force in 1969. But 100 years earlier, a German man became the forefather of the gay liberation movement, according to an Ohio University researcher. (1999-02-23)

Athletes, Fraternity Men Are Top Drinkers
Male college athletes consume about 50 percent more alcohol than their counterparts who don't participate in intercollegiate sports, a record beaten only by college fraternity members, as shown in a study published by the Core Institute at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. (1998-06-04)

Fraternity Leaders Are The Heaviest Drinkers
Leaders of fraternities, and to a lesser extent leaders of sororities, tend to be among the heaviest drinkers and the most out-of-control partiers, according to researchers at Cornell University and Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Their national survey of 25,411 students at 61 institutions reveals that Greek leaders are helping to set norms of binge drinking and uncontrolled behavior. (1997-12-15)

World's Nobel Laureates And Preeminent Scientists Call On Government Leaders To Halt Global Warming
More than 1,500 of the world's most distinguished senior scientists, including the majority of Nobel laureates in science, have signed a landmark consensus declaration urging leaders worldwide to act immediately to prevent the potentially devastating consequences of human-induced global warming. (1997-09-30)

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